Did some tinkering tonight. Used a remote controlled power outlet to make a security light. Wired up the raspberry pi to transmit the proper code to turn the outlet on and off when motion is detected by a simple pir sensor. Then had some more fun and created a web page that displays the times when motion was detected. That is also running on a server that is on the same raspberry pi.
Make a robot friend with Adafruit’s CRICKIT – A Creative Robotics & Interactive Construction Kit. It’s an add-on to our popular Circuit Playground Express, FEATHER and other platforms to make and program robots with CircuitPython, MakeCode, and Arduino. Start controlling motors, servos, solenoids. You also get signal pins, capacitive touch sensors, a NeoPixel driver and amplified speaker output. It complements & extends your boards so you can still use all the goodies on the microcontroller, now you have a robotics playground as well.
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